Sweden Doctoral position in Clinical Genetics focus on hematological malignancies

Karolinska Institute (KI)


We are looking for a doctoral student who will work with advanced multi-omics analyzis in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, at Department of Molecular medicine and surgery, Karolinska University, Sweden

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General Info

Position: Doctoral student
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 4 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Clinical genetics group
Department of Molecular medicine and surgery
Karolinska Institute (KI)

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Qualification Details

A) General eligibility requirement

You meet the general eligibility requirement for doctoral/third-cycle/PhD education if you:

  1. have been awarded a second-cycle/advanced/master qualification (i.e. master degree), or
  2. have satisfied the requirements for courses comprising at least 240 credits of which at least 60 credits were awarded in the advanced/second-cycle/master level, or
  3. have acquired substantially equivalent knowledge in some other way in Sweden or abroad.*

Follow the instructions on the web page Entry requirements (eligibility) for doctoral education.

*If you claim equivalent knowledge, follow the instructions on the web page Assessing equivalent knowledge for general eligibility for doctoral education.

B) Specific eligibility requirement

You meet the specific eligibility requirement for doctoral/third-cycle/PhD education if you:

- Show proficiency in English equivalent to the course English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school.

Follow the instructions on the web page English language requirements for doctoral education.

Verification of your documents Karolinska Institutet checks the authenticity of your documents. Karolinska Institutet reserves the right to revoke admission if supporting documents are discovered to be fraudulent. Submission of false documents is a violation of Swedish law and is considered grounds for legal action.

(A) and (B) can only be certified by the documentation requirement for doctoral education.

Skills and personal qualities

The applicant must have a university degree with a focus on biomedical research or similar. It is an advantage with previous experience of studies in tumor genetics and tumor biology as well as of analysis with large-scale sequencing techniques.

The applicant will be assessed on the basis of education and experience relevant to the project, publications and track record, motivation, communication skills and cooperative ability. Great emphasis is put on personal suitability.

Responsibilities/Job Description

We are looking for a doctoral student who will work with advanced multi-omics analyzis in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The project aims to study both intraclonal heterogeneity in tumors and clonal dynamics over time, using different single cell analyses methods.

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

Karolinska Institutet uses the following bases of assessment:

- Documented subject knowledge of relevance to the area of research

- Analytical skill- Other documented knowledge or experience that may be relevant to doctoral studies in the subject.

All applicants will be informed when the recruitment is completed.

About the Department

The doctoral student position is placed in the research group of Richard Rosenquist Brandell, Professor in Clinical Genetics. We study genetic diseases at the molecular level in a translational research environment. Our overall goals are to better understand the underlying disease mechanisms, apply new knowledge in genetic diagnostics, improve prognosis assessment, and develop new treatment strategies. The research group consists of five teams focused on various hematological malignancies including chronic lymphocytic leukemia, lymphoma and pediatric acute lymphocytic leukemia, metabolic bone diseases, and cancer genetics.The group works closely with Clinical Genetics at Karolinska University Hospital and SciLifeLab, and is active within Genomic Medicine Sweden. The group has extensive national and international collaborations and coordinates a number of large multinational studies.

Read more: https://ki.se/mmk/klinisk-genetik

About the Employer: Karolinska Institute (KI)

Note or Other details

What do we offer

A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. As a doctoral student you are offered an individual research project, a well-educated supervisor, a vast range of elective courses and the opportunity to work in a leading research group. Karolinska Institutet collaborates with prominent universities from all around the world, which ensures opportunities for international exchanges. You will be employed on a doctoral studentship which means that you receive a contractual salary. Employees also have access to our modern gym for free and receive reimbursements for medical care.

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Contact details

Richard Rosenquist, Professor, richard.rosenquist@ki.se

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